Asia Pacific Arts - Interview http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/ Asia Pacific Arts, published by the UCLA Asia Institute, covers the dynamic worlds of Asian and Asian American arts and entertainment. en-us Interview with Karma Calling's Barnali DasThe only feature film screened twice at the AAIFF 2009, Sarba Das' Karma Calling follows the story of a Hindu family in Hoboken, New Jersey, in denial about their credit card debt. We caught up with Barnali Das, who plays the oldest daughter, Sonal Raj.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111395Interview with Karma Calling's Parvesh CheenaThe only feature film screened twice at the AAIFF 2009, Sarba Das' Karma Calling follows the story of a Hindu family in Hoboken, New Jersey, in denial about their credit card debt. We caught up with Parvesh Cheena, who plays the villainous call center operator, Peter Patnick (or Promod Pattanayaka).http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111396Sympathy for the Devil: Park Chan-wook on ThirstFollowing the success of Oldboy, Park Chan-wook's Thirst received a modest U.S. release. APA chats with Park Chan-wook about sex, storytelling, and a devil in a blue dress.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=111331And the winner is... ME!Charlyne Yi's latest film Paper Heart gives mainstream America a chance to fall in love with Yi's sense of humor -- a emotional roller coaster ride that keeps us guessing. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110937Gay Asian Gay Asian GayDirector-writer-composer H.P. Mendoza chats about equally representing both gays and Asians in his latest film, Fruit Fly. And doing it through song. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110875Outfest 2009: An interview with Francoise YipDoris Yeung's Motherland gives Francoise Yip a chance to show off her dramatic chops by playing an expat who returns to the US to deal with her mother's death. http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110944Anime Expo 2009: interview with Daisuke Ishiwatari and Toshimichi MoriGet Ready for the Rebel -- the developers behind the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue fighting game franchises talk about their inspirations, the gaming industry, and who they would cosplay as.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110450Anime Expo 2009: interview with Yasuhiro Nightow and Satoshi NishimuraBack by popular demand from American fans, Yasuhiro Nightow's beloved Trigun series returns in theatrical form.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110449Anime Expo 2009: Interview with Yun Kouga, Seiji Mizushima, and Yosuke KurodaAPA chats with Yun Kouga, Seiji Mizushima, and Yosuke Kuroda about adapting manga into anime, the anime industry, and which anime (and Disney?) characters they'd love to see fight it out...http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110467The Storyteller: An Interview with Alex TseAPA talks to Watchmen screenwriter Alex Tse about his upbringing, his career, and his breakthrough, and finds why for Tse, the glass may be half empty, but that's perfectly fine.http://www.asiaarts.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=110444